Travel Blogs from Silverthorne
... National Mining Hall of Fame and an old hardware store that’s now an interesting collectable shop. Kathy bought a 10th Anniversary Life Magazine published within a week of her birth. She was thrilled!
We had lunch at the Golden Burro Café and that was wonderful. The very interesting menu gives a lot of information about the colorful characters who lived in and shaped Leadville. After a drive by the Elks, where we would ...
... RV Resort called Tiger Run that is three miles from "Breck", as the locals call Breakenridge. It’s the most modern and primped RV park we’ve ever seen. They planted a mature evergreen and Aspen tree in the lawn between each fully-paved pull-through.
We visited Larry and Kathy at their hotel downtown. Even though it was dusk on Sunday, Darlene and Kathy trolled the main street while Larry and I watched the Seahawks football game.
We awoke to a lot of fog on the Grand Mesa. Drove out the Lands End Rd but the view was about 10 ft this day. Back to 65, down to 70, and heading East toward Denver. Started hearing a humming sound (not good) so we pulled over ...
We arrived at Idaho Springs after a short stint on the interstate and enjoyed a simple breakfast of easy over (real) eggs. All other eggs dishes are made from a powder egg mixture.
The journey up Mt Evans (14,200 ft) was great, thanks Jon for the info, we left when the hordes were arriving. No guard rails on the roads seemed a bit freaky for Tony, but Colleen preferred it for taking photos. It was very ...
... of the Eagle Rive about 500 feet below us.
Vail is a world unto itself. It is a total contrast to the old mining towns of Colorado and reeks of money at every turn. But it was delightful to stop and browse the shops most of which weren't really over priced. Once again as we were returning it began to rain, but once again didn't interfere with our day in any way. Tomorrow we leave for Glenwood ...
Other places to stay in Silverthorne
560 Silverthorne Lane, Silverthorne | 2 star hotelfrom $92
540 Silverthorne Lane, Silverthorne | 2 star hotelfrom $64
530 Silverthorne Lane, Silverthorne | 2 star hotelfrom $87
228654 Highway 6, Silverthorne | Hotelfrom $125
675 Blue River Pkwy., Silverthorne | Hotelfrom $71
204 Wildernest Road, Silverthorne | Hotelfrom $109